Will 'The Terminator' be back? Sci-fi franchise could sell for $200 million


For sale: One slightly-used Terminator. Still works, minor attitude problems, get it cheap now!

Have you ever wanted your own Terminator -- a T1000 perhaps? With enough cash, you could own the rights to future projects bearing the Terminator name. That's right, the blockbuster sci-fi franchise that brought us Arnold's "I'll be back," Linda Hamilton's Sarah Connor, and a grim view of a future in which humans are subject to machines, is for sale. The franchise auction will be a closely-watched barometer of the entertainment market at a time that the broader economy is showing fitful signs of returning to life.